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UK to not impose new anti-Russian sanctions due to Skripal case

Source : 112 Ukraine

However, Britain toughens the check of the private flights from Russia and prepares the legislation that aims to the assets of the human rights violators
12:05, 21 March 2018

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The spokesperson of Theresa May, the Prime Minister of the UK claimed that the government of the country will not impose new sanctions against Russia yet due to the poisoning of Sergey Skripal but it actively considers new restrictive measures for the case of need as AP reported.

Related: Putin cannot distance himself from Skripal case, - U.K. Foreign Office

'Despite the expulsion of the diplomats, Britain toughens the check of the private flights from Russia and prepares the legislation that aims to the assets of the human rights violators', the message said.

British Prime Minister Theresa May decided to expel 23 Russian diplomats due to the incident in Salisbury. Russian diplomats had a week to leave Great Britain. Besides, the law enforcers will tighten control at the customs and check of private planes for the same reason. In return, Russia said it would expel 23 British diplomats as a reaction to Britain’s actions. Russian Foreign Ministry informed in its announcement.

Related: European leaders to discuss "Skripal case" at EU summit

Ex-colonel of Russia’s Main Intelligence Agency, Sergey Skripal and his daughter, poisoned in the center of Salisbury town in the evening of March 4, are still struggling for life in the intensive care unit of the local hospital. The British special services suppose that Skripals were poisoned by his ex-colleague Andrey Lugovoy, who acted on orders from Moscow.

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